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Title We, the people : politics of national peculiarity in Southeastern Europe / edited by Diana Mishkova
Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2009
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Contents Ethnos and citizens : versions of cultural-political construction of identity -- Reconciliation of the spirits and fusion of the interests : "Ottomanism" as an identity politics / Alexander Vezenkov -- The people incorporated : constructions of the nation in Transylvanian Romanian liberalism, 1838-1848 / Kinga-Koretta Sata -- We, the Macedonians : the paths of Macedonian supra-nationalism (1878-1912) / Tchavdar Marinov -- History and character : visions of national peculiarity in the Romanian political discourse of the 19th century / Balázs Trencsényi -- Nationalization of sciences and the definitions of the folk -- Barbarians, civilized people and Bulgarians : definition of identity in textbooks and the press (1830-1878) / Desislava Lilova -- Narrating "the people" and "disciplining" the folk : the constitution of the Hungarian ethnographic discipline and the touristic movements (1870-1900) / Levente T. Szabó -- Who are the Bulgarians? : "race," science and politics in fin-de-siècle Bulgaria / Stefan Detchev -- The canon-builders -- Jovan Jovanović Zmaj and the Serbian identity between poetry and history / Bojan Aleksov -- Faik Konitza, the modernizer of the Albanian language and nation / Artan Puto -- Shemseddin Sami Frashëri (1850-1904) : contributing to the construction of Albanian and Turkish identities / Bülent Bilmez
Summary Analyzes the processes of nation-building in nineteenth and early-twentieth-century south-eastern Europe. A product of transnational comparative teamwork, this collection represents a coordinated interpretation based on ten varied academic cultures and traditions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nationalism -- Balkan Peninsula.
Balkan Peninsula -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Balkan Peninsula -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
Author Mishkova, Diana, 1958-
ISBN 1283248174
1441603956 (electronic bk.)
6155211663 (electronic bk.)
9639776289 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781441603951 (electronic bk.)
9786155211669 (electronic bk.)
9789639776289 (cloth ; alk. paper)